The annual MOPACA Invitational Show is coming up the end of March. So dig out your best photos because this year there are cash prizes to go along with those ribbons!
You can enter two photos in each of these categories (if you like):
1. Cria—an individual cria caught at a special moment.
2. Alpacas interacting—shows action between alpaca and alpaca, alpaca and other animal or alpaca and person.
3. Farm scene—includes at least one alpaca.
4. Black and white—these shots should show an alpaca, and have artistic merit.
5. Computer enhanced—be creative—include one or more alpacas and artistically enhance the image of the alpaca.
6. Junior class—any type of alpaca photo taken by a young person, age 15 or younger
Entry form is here.
Saturday, February 21, 2009
Sunday, February 15, 2009
On Valentine's Day, I made a visit out to see the alpacas. Morrighan had her first halter lesson and Griffin chose to do his 'dead alpaca' imitation during his halter lesson.
I also delivered some fleece and met the bunnies of Fluffington Farms. Talk about some cute, fluffy goodness! I learned about the different types of Angora rabbits - English, French & Satin.
I also purchased some of Jordan's home made fabric softener. It smells divine and I'm almost excited about doing laundry!
Morrighan Noir, 2 1/2 months old
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
On January 31st, I posted some of Autumm's fleece on my Alpacanation site, Craiglist, Missouri Wools Yahoo Group, and Local Harvest thinking I'd be lucky to sell it. After all, it wasn't even prime fiber. I had an immediate response from the Missouri Wools group. And I was very surprised to get a response from Craiglist. All in all I sold SEVEN pounds of fleece from four different animals when I had only listed 13 ounces for sale.
Much thanks to my co-worker Robyn who suggested Craiglist. And thank you to my buyers: Debbie who is going to use the fleece for doll hair and Fluffington Farms who will combine the alpaca fleece with fur from their angora rabbits.
So, how & where do you sell your fleece?